It is with great sadness the family of Mr Jai Shankar Khandelwal announces that he has passed away after a long battle with Covid-19, on 28th January 2021, at the age of 60.
The family wishes to extend deep gratitude to all for the prayers, support, comforting messages, calls and gifts received during this time of bereavement.
The family will be holding a private ceremony at the family home between 09:00 and 10:00 before departing for the crematorium
Jai Shankar will be lovingly remembered by his mother Mithlesh, his wife Reeta (married since 8th July 1989), his children, Sidharth and Sevenia, and his daughter-in-law Ratna. Jai Shankar will also be fondly remembered by his 3 younger brothers – Ajay, Vijay, and Ravi, and his 6 elder sisters – Madhu, Abha, Shoba, Amita, Sunita, and Jyotsna, and all their children.
After completing a Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering from Malviya Regional Engineering College in Jaipur, Jai Shankar flew to London on 21st September 1984 to undertake a Masters in Structural Engineering from City, University of London. Jai Shankar was an incredibly creative, and intelligent individual who never stopped fixing things both inside and outside the house.
In search of a job, Jai Shankar’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to establish Sunshine Exim Ltd, a jewellery wholesaler, in 1988. His passion for technology drove him towards building the company Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system from scratch, finding efficiencies along the way. This family business continues to run with his wife Reeta, brother Vijay, and son, Sidharth and serves leading jewellers in the UK.
Jai Shankar will always be remembered through the countless lives he has touched with his teachings and through acts of compassion towards individuals regardless of their background. His love for the Bhagwat Gita, photography, astronomy, nature, chess, as well as engaging with family, children and strangers alike will be cherished forever.
With abounding love in our hearts, we pray for the peace of his soul in blissful communion with the Almighty.
कर्मण्येवाधिकारस्ते मा फलेषु कदाचन।
मा कर्मफलहेतुर्भूर्मा ते सङ्गोऽस्त्वकर्मणि।।2.47।।
You have a right to perform your prescribed duty, but you are not entitled to the fruits of action. Never consider yourself to be the cause of the results of your activities, and never be attached to not doing your duty. Bhagavad Gita, Chapter II, Verse 47
Om Shanti Shanti Shanti
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A selection of floral posies. Approximate sizes are:
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